The Malawi Electoral Commission is today set to begin civic education meetings on the by-elections to be held on the 17th of this month.
The public mobilisation and civic education sessions are to be held in all the six areas where by-elections will take place.
These are constituencies and wards in Lilongwe, Dedza, Blantyre and Nsanje.
In Lilongwe, the by-elections will take place in Lilongwe Nsozi North Constituency, Lilongwe City South East Constituency and Mtsiliza Ward.
Residents of Mayani North Ward in Dedza and Ndirande Makata Ward in Blantyre will also be voting for a new councillor on the day.
The polls will also take place in Nsanje Lalanje Constituency.
In a statement signed by the Deputy Chief Elections Officer, Harris Potani, the MEC explains that during the meetings, commissioners will be explaining more regarding the arrangement for polling, voting and results announcement.
The statement adds that stakeholders will also be given an opportunity to ask questions and seek clarifications on issues regarding the conduct of the by-elections scheduled for October 17, 2017.